ERIC Number: ED264638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
The Education Almanac, 1985-1986. Facts and Figures about Our Nation's System of Education. Second Edition.
Goodman, Leroy V., Ed.
A wide range of facts, figures, and background information about the operation of schools in the United States is collected in this reference work. Material on various topics is presented in the form of essays, lists, statistical tables, charts, and brief descriptive articles. Among the topics addressed are efforts toward educational reform, current issues and trends in education, the character and history of American education, enrollment trends, teacher characteristics and employment trends, microcomputer use, educational finance, and the status of education in each of the states. Other topics are major national educational organizations, periodicals, and significant individuals; important federal agencies and programs; other national programs; and recent court decisions affecting school law. Additional topics include television, libraries, public relations, significant dates, and even jokes and quotes with educational themes. (PGD)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Attitudes, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Microcomputers, National Organizations, Periodicals, School Law, School Support, Statistical Data, Tables (Data), Teacher Employment, Teachers, Yearbooks
Publication Sales, National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($14.95 prepaid).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.